Louis Allan Okwaro (Kenya)

Louis Allan Okwaro

Research project: Wolbachia infection in African honeybees: “Does Co-infection with honeybees’ viruses result to a super-infection?’’

Allan is a DRIP MSc fellow supervised by Dr Elliud Muli and Prof. Raina Suresh of icipe and Dr Steven Runo of Kenyatta University,Kenya. Allan’s research interests revolve around the Molecular concept of host-pathogen interaction and is currently doing his research work on the molecular identification of endosymbionts in African honeybees (Apis mellifera).

Allan is a graduate of Kenyatta University with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He is also a recipient of the Consortium for National Health Research Fellowship Award to undertake a six-month research training program.